Caroleen, North Carolina Population 2024

307

Caroleen is a city located in Cleveland County and Rutherford County North Carolina. Caroleen has a 2024 population of 307. Caroleen is currently declining at a rate of -10.23% annually and its population has decreased by -31.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 447 in 2020.

The average household income in Caroleen is $61,902 with a poverty rate of 5.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Caroleen is 53.5 years, 52.7 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

Caroleen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Caroleen was:

  • White: 83.29%
  • Black or African American: 16.71%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
277.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-31.32% (-140)
The current population of Caroleen, North Carolina is 307 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 447.

Caroleen, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31483.29%
Black or African American6316.71%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Caroleen Population by Race

Caroleen Population Pyramid 2024

Caroleen Median Age

53.5

Total

52.7

Male

53.8

Female

Caroleen Adults

There are 359 adults, (86 of whom are seniors) in Caroleen.

Caroleen Age Dependency

38.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Caroleen Sex Ratio

Female22760.21%
Male15039.79%

Caroleen Population by Age

Caroleen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1602.3684.415.6
Non Family601.3258.341.7
Married432.511000
Female433.671000
Male142.291000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Caroleen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade5315.45%
High School Graduate15745.77%
Some College6418.66%
Associates Degree144.08%
Bachelors Degree5516.03%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Caroleen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caroleen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White28026155
Black63290

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.64%.

Caroleen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,679$36,854$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$41,964$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$35,679

Average Earnings

$36,854

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Caroleen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caroleen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Caroleen Language

100% of Caroleen residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Caroleen Language

Caroleen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White314196.05%

5.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

8.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caroleen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caroleen is White, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caroleen is White, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.26%.

Caroleen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.85%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Caroleen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Caroleen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caroleen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$73,198$61,902
Families$73,721$69,607
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$49,060

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Caroleen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Caroleen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Caroleen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Caroleen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Caroleen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Caroleen Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6414
65 to 7414
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Caroleen Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White289.46%

Caroleen Veterans by Race

Caroleen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caroleen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Caroleen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Caroleen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Caroleen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.84%

Born in Caroleen

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Caroleen residents were born in the United States, with 79.84% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Caroleen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024307-35-10.23%
2023342-35-9.28%
2022377-96-20.3%
2021473265.82%
2020447-221-33.08%
2019668-173-20.57%
201884110414.11%
2017737486.97%
201668918737.25%
20155026414.61%
201443840.92%
2013434245.85%
20124107522.39%
2011335-317-48.62%
201065200%

Caroleen Population by Year